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California Schools to Watch is a statewide program implemented by the California League
of Educators, California Department of Education, California Middle Grades Alliance, National Forum, and the California Schools to Watch model schools.
Russell Parks Junior High School

Designated 2022

Fullerton School District

Orange County

Robin Mundschau, Principal

1710 Rosecrans Ave., Fullerton, CA 92833


School Characteristics

Enrollment: 855. Grade Levels: 7-8.

School Demographics

African American 1%, Asian 40%, White 12%, Hispanic 41%, Other 7%

Replicable Practices

  • PATHfinder Program: Students apply strengths and talents to civic-minded projects

  • Safe & Inclusive Culture: School-wide events promote inclusive school culture

  • Advanced Academics: Students learn secondary-level content and participate in AP exams

  • Twice-Weekly Tutorial: Tier 2 intervention period for all students is in the bell schedule

  • Embedded SEL: Hands-on SEL units are integrated into core curricula, used as enrichment

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